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Julie A. TetelJulie A. Tetel  
Professor of English and Associate Professor of Slavic Languages and Literature

Office Location: 307A Allen Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone: (919) 681-7610
Email Address: jtetel@duke.edu

Teaching (Spring, 2016):

  • Housecs 59.19, House course (sp top) Synopsis
    Keohane 4e 101, M 07:30 PM-09:30 PM

Office Hours:

Fall 2014
Wednesday and Friday 9-10am and 1-2pm
or by Appointment


Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

M.A., University of Illinois -- Urbana-Champaign

B.A., Duke University


Julie Tetel Andresen writes in the field of linguistic historiography, focusing on French, German, and American theories of language from the eighteenth through the twentieth centuries. She is the author of Linguistics in America 1769-1924: A Critical History (Routledge, 1990, paperback edition 1996). She is currently writing a manuscript entitled Observing Linguistics to be finished in 2004. She served for five years as the Director of the Duke Univeristy-University of Bucharest, Romania Faculty Exchange. Between 1985 and 1997 she published sixteen historical novels with mass-market publishers. In 1997 she founded her own publishing company, with two imprints: Generation Books (non-fiction) and Madeira Books (fiction).

See article from Duke Magazine 25th Anniversary Issue

Tetel Andresen, Julie. 2010. Historiography's contribution to theoretical linguistics. In Douglas A. Kibee, (ed.), Chomskyan (R)evolutions. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins. 445-471.

Representative Publications   (More Publications)

  1. JA Tetel. "From Condillac to Condorcet: The Algebra of History." Studies in the History of Linguistics 20. Ed. EFK Koerner. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 2014. 189-98.
  2. JA Tetel. "Langage naturel et artifice linguistique." Condillac et les problemes du langage, ed. J. Sgard, 275-88. Geneva: Slatkine.  2014. 
  3. JA Tetel. "Debris et histoire dans la theorie linguistique au XVIII siecle." Materiaux pour une histoire des theories linguistiques. Ed. S Auroux and M Glatigny and A Joly. Presses Universitaires de Lille, 2014. 379-87.
  4. JA Tetel. "Images des langues americaines au XVIIIe siecle." L’homme des Lumieres et la decouverte de l’autre. Ed. P Gossiaux and D Droixhe. University of Brussels, 2014. 135-45.
  5. JA Tetel. "Historiographic Observations on a Current Issue in American Linguistics." Papers in the History of Linguistics. Ed. H Aarsleff and H Niederehe and LG Kelly and 6-5AJ Benjamins.  2014. 

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